Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:51:08 EST 1800 Gilbert holds special council meeting on Trailfest http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/151466481/Gilbert-holds-special-council-meeting-on-Trailfest GILBERT — A special Gilbert Town Council meeting was arranged for Thursday, January 22 to discuss Trailfest for October of 2015. The Larry Joe Harless Community Center (LJHCC) and the town of Gilbert must agree on several outstanding agreements... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:50:31 EST Kentucky State Police Academy announes 69 graduates from academy http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151467795/Kentucky-State-Police-Academy-announes-69-graduates-from-academy PIKEVILLE, KY - The Kentucky State Police Academy recently presented diplomas to 69 new troopers at their graduation ceremony held on Friday, January 16, in Frankfort. The graduating class brings a total of 910 troopers to the KSP force. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:45:31 EST Relay for Life of Tug Valley-2015 http://williamsondailynews.com/news/localnews1/151466772/Relay-for-Life-of-Tug-Valley-2015 The planning committee for the American Cancer's Relay for Life of Tug Valley held the 2015 Kickoff Meeting January 17th at the Bethel Temple in Williamson. The committee discussed plans for the 2015 event which is scheduled for June 19, 2015 in... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:40:31 EST WFD ask Council to fill 2 vacant positions http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151464524/WFD-ask-Council-to-fill-2-vacant-positions WILLIAMSON - The Williamson Fire Department (WFD) interim Chief Joey Carey requested the Williamson City Council, at their Thursday meeting, to take steps to fill the two open positions in the fire department. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:25:32 EST WVSP looking for more drug suspects http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151443279/WVSP-looking-for-more-drug-suspects WILLIAMSON – The West Virginia State Police (WVSP) are looking for Sandra Prater of the Delbarton area in connection with drug trafficking in southern West Virginia. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:20:32 EST We are human and make mistakes http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151439292/We-are-human-and-make-mistakes Too often we make the mistake of remembering what we should forget—our hurts, failures and disappointments—and we forget what we should remember—our victories, accomplishments and the times we have made it through – Joel... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:10:31 EST Longest living survior of the Battle of Matewan passes away http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151444198/Longest-living-survior-of-the-Battle-of-Matewan-passes-away MATEWAN - James L. Jones, 102 was one of only two living survivors of the Matewan Massacre. Buddy, as he was known, lived in Matewan with his parents and was eight years old when the battle took place. Buddy's mother passed away while living in... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:10:33 EST Multiple law enfocement agencies make additional drug arrests http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/151442661/Multiple-law-enfocement-agencies-make-additional-drug-arrests WILLIAMSON - Additional drug arrests were made Wednesday afternoon by the Mingo County Sheriffs Departments (MCSD) and the West Virginia State Police (WVSP) Williamson Detachment. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:45:31 EST Marcum introduces two bills to help promote jobs http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151439193/Marcum-introduces-two-bills-to-help-promote-jobs Staff ReportCHARLESTON - On Wednesday Mingo County House of Delegate member Justin Marcum (Dem.) introduced two pieces of legislation that will help attract jobs to southern West Virginia. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:35:31 EST U. S. Congressman Evan Jenkins speaks out on State of the Union Address http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151427952/U.-S.-Congressman-Evan-Jenkins-speaks-out-on-State-of-the-Union-Address WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) stated that President Obama's State of the Union address sent a clear message, 'my way or the highway'. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:55:31 EST WVSP makes drug bust http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/151430893/WVSP-makes-drug-bust WILLIAMSON – The West Virginia State Police made the first of what will likely be several drug arrests in southern West Virginia on Wednesday afternoon. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:30:32 EST Mingo County Fire Chiefs Association applying for AED grant http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151425154/Mingo-County-Fire-Chiefs-Association-applying-for-AED-grant WILLIAMSON - Mingo County Fire Chiefs Association (MCFCA) President John Hall, Jr. is working with the Mingo County Commission to obtain a grant for automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for all Mingo County Fire Departments. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:30:31 EST Local child bids farewell to cancer http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151398850/Local-child-bids-farewell-to-cancer JUSTICE —Nine year old Gabe Lester, son of Aaron and Amanda Lester of Justice, has bid farewell to his long battle with cancer. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:35:34 EST Kermit mother facing felony charges in Cincinnati http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151399997/Kermit-mother-facing-felony-charges-in-Cincinnati WILLIAMSON – Local Kermit resident Candida Fluty was arrested and accused of felonious assault and child endangerment on January 17 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:55:31 EST Three flown out after serious accident in Lenore http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/151400742/Three-flown-out-after-serious-accident-in-Lenore LENORE — An accident that occurred around 7:30 am Tuesday morning resulted in a mother and her two young children being flown out by HealthNet helicopter for emergency medical treatment. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:50:35 EST Construction to begin next week on Mountain Parkway Expansion http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/151400396/Construction-to-begin-next-week-on-Mountain-Parkway-Expansion SALYERSVILLE, Ky. - Crews are placing road signs this week to prepare for next week's start of work on the Mountain Parkway Expansion, a highway improvement project designed to bring a wider, safer road to Eastern Kentucky. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:10:31 EST Matewan man arrested with growing 100 marijuana plants http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151372064/Matewan-man-arrested-with-growing-100-marijuana-plants MATEWAN - Cultivating approximately 100 marijuana plants in his barn has lead to the arrest of Johnsie Gooslin, 36 of North Matewan. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:55:33 EST Local Gilbert woman arrested for public intoxication and possession with three year old in McDonald’s http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151374170/Local-Gilbert-woman-arrested-for-public-intoxication-and-possession-with-three-year-old-in-McDonalds WILLIAMSON - Amber Faye Jude, 31 of Gilbert appeared before Mingo County Magistrate Dee Sidebottom on January 12 and was charged with public intoxication, possession of a controlled substance and two counts of obstructing an... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:55:32 EST Arrests made in connection with Bonnie’s Place burglary http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151375870/Arrests-made-in-connection-with-Bonnies-Place-burglary WILLIAMSON - Multiple arrests were made in connection to the breaking and entering at Bonnie's Place in Ben's Creek. The arrests included several warrants for other outstanding crimes in Mingo County. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:55:31 EST Mingo Extended Learning Center 2015 TASC Testing http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/151374035/Mingo-Extended-Learning-Center-2015-TASC-Testing DELBARTON - The West Virginia Test Assessing Secondary Completion (WV-TASC) testing dates for 2015 have been set at the Mingo Extended Learning Center. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:30:32 EST